The House of the Rising Sun (lyrics rewritten)

The House of the Rising Sun written and performed by Nick Strauss (c) 2020

I decided to rewrite this song.

I.                                                                              
There is a house in New Orleans                                                 
A house of the rising sun                                                       
Its been the bane of many a young boy,                                          
And Lord I know I'm one.                                                        
                                                                                
II.                                                                             
The house was a grand place to grow                                             
And grow the young boy did                                                      
Till he was as tall as the trees beside                                         
The house of the rising sun.                                                    
                                                                                
III.                                                                            
A gale came from out of the east                                                
And flooded the town one day                                                    
It spared the life of one little boy                                            
In the house of the rising sun.                                                 
                IV.                                                                             
The boy did pack a sack and a hat                                               
And left the house that same day                                                
He followed the sun west down the road                                          
And left his home, "Goodbye"                                                    
                                                                                
V.                                                                              
Years later, a old man returned                                                 
To the house of the rising sun                                                  
It was the same place he knew as a boy                                          
A house of the rising sun.                                                      
  

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